|[December 14, 2012]
Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Sandy Hook School Shooting
HARTFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
In the wake of the horrific tragedy today at Sandy Hook Elementary
School in Newtown, Connecticut, Aetna (NYSE: AET)
has opened its employee assistance program lines for any person in the
tri-state area who may be having difficulty coping with this senseless
act of violence.
Aetna Behavioral Health Employee Assistance Program professionals are
available now, regardless of whether a person is an Aetna member.
Counselors answering phones have experience helping people through
traumatic events. Individuals are welcome to contact our counselors for
help, support or referrals for further assistance.
The number to call is 1-888-AETNA-EAP (1-888-238-6232). The Aetna
EAP line is available now and will stay open through January 14, 2013.
Individuals and families are encouraged to use the following materials:
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving approximately 37.3 million people with information
and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their
health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and
consumer-directed health insurance products and related services,
including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and
disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health
care management services and health information technology services. Our
customers include employer groups, individuals, college students,
part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers,
governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and
expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.
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